Austral Islands

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We offer vacation options on the Austral Islands including Tubuai, Raivavae and Rururtu. Contact us to help coordinate accommodations, flights, cruises, transportation, and activities. Plan your Austral Islands adventure with Far and Away Adventures.

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The island of Rapa is known for being one of the largest islands in French Polynesia. The island is inhabited and allows tourists to enjoy the vast variety of interesting activities including swimming, watching the sunrise, biking around the island, hiking in the volcanic hills, visiting caves, watching dancing shows and others.
Tubuai is the right place to enjoy hiking. Don’t miss an opportunity to enjoy hiking in the mountains and valleys of the island. While hiking on the island, you’ll see lots of coffee trees, orange trees as well as taro.
Tubuai is a large island that belongs to the Tubuai Island group. It’s the largest island in the Austral archipelago. There are many things to do on the island.
For example, you’ll enjoy beautiful views of unique landscapes, swim in warm and clear beaches and relax on sandy beaches. It’s also important to note that the island is a scuba divers paradise. Here, divers can see well-preserved marine life. While diving, you’ll see colorful tropical fish. Tubuai is the right place to enjoy hiking. Don’t miss an opportunity to enjoy hiking in the mountains and valleys of the island. While hiking on the island, you’ll see lots of coffee trees, orange trees as well as taro.
Rimatara is a small inhabited island in French Polynesia. This island is an ideal place for swimming in tranquil waters, enjoying the sun or admiring nature. Ramatara has beautiful beaches with white sand, small cliffs, and sheltered inlets. People, who visit the island, can eat such local dishes as fafaru (slices of fermented fish) and slightly spicy octopus.
The scenery of the island is magnificent. Rimatara is the ideal place for pleasant walks and cycle rides. The hidden underground caves of Rimatara attract a lot of tourists. These caves are a real geological treasure. Rimatara caves tour provides travelers with an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the local myths and legends. If you choose to visit the island from July to November, you will be able to see the whales coming to French Polynesia in order to give birth. Don’t forget to visit the craft center, climb Mount Uahu and see the rare birds while staying on the island.
Rurutu is one of the islands in the Austral archipelago. Rurutu has a uniquely beautiful landscape with impressive caves and cliffs. During your stay on this fabulous island, you will be able to meet the local artists knows as the “mamas”. The artists weave baskets, hats, and mats that you can take home and impress all of your friends and relatives. Rurutu has truly exceptional locations to observe the whales. You will have a chance to dive next to a mother whale and her calf. There is no doubt that the island will provide you with an unforgettable experience.

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